Discover a selection of 59 vacation rentals in McKinley Park, AK that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $109 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in McKinley Park. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Escape to the wilderness in McKinley Park

The gateway to Denali National Park, McKinley Park is packed with natural beauty, surrounded by forests painted in the colors of each season, with mountains and hills rising from every direction. A hub of stores and restaurants blend into the surroundings and offer all the amenities you might need, but the main draw is the park itself, with 6 million acres of wilderness offering hiking, biking, fishing and wildlife-spotting opportunities galore. When the time comes to choose your McKinley Park vacation rental, you'll find all sorts of cozy cabins await on the outskirts of the park.

Things to do

Discover Denali in spectacular McKinley Park

Vacationers travel to McKinley Park for its easy access to the wilderness of Denali National Park, home to Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. Before heading off on the trails, be sure to pay a visit to the Denali Visitor Center, near the park's entrance, where you can examine exhibits on the cultural history of the region and watch a film about the area's abundant wildlife. There are restaurants nearby, as well as the Murie Science and Learning Center, which is open year-round for visitors. If you venture further along Denali Park Road, you'll come to the Eielson Visitor Center, which has art displays and rangers on hand to answer questions and lead hikes.

Activities

Get back to nature in McKinley Park

McKinley Park is located close to Denali Park Road, the park's only highway, which runs through mountain passes and valleys for 92 miles. You can drive the first 15 miles, but beyond that you'll want to take one of the sightseeing bus tours that are available in the summer months. Guided excursions range from 4 to 12 hours, during which a trained naturalist will point out the sights and teach you about the landscape of the park. If you want to stop to snap photographs or explore one of the many hiking paths, there are hop on, hop off shuttle buses that take you all the way to the end of the road.

Weather

Spend summers outdoors in McKinley Park

Summers in McKinley Park are ideal for enjoying the great outdoors at Denali National Park, as temperatures warm up and invite travelers outside for hiking adventures and wildlife sightings in the wilderness. The buses are active from late May through mid-September, the most popular period for holidays here, so if you plan to visit during this time, you'll want to book your McKinley Park vacation rental early to ensure your ideal dates are available. Snowfall often shuts the main road into the park come fall, but during this time you can enjoy winter activities like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing instead.

Natural features

McKinley Park is a delight for nature lovers

Situated on a river with miles and miles of wilderness to explore in Denali National Park and beyond, McKinley Park is a delight for nature lovers. Dozens of animal species roam the lands here, including moose, caribou, sheep and bears, and sightings aren't uncommon, even along the main road, where the buses run. With so many trails and rivers to explore in the 6 million acres, you'll want to return to the park several times. Choosing a McKinley Park vacation rental makes it easy to come and go, trying out bus tours and hitting the ground on bike or foot.

How many vacation rentals are available around McKinley Park, AK?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 59 vacation rentals around McKinley Park. From 26 cabin rentals to 26 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Cabins in McKinley Park?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 26 Cabins in McKinley Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in McKinley Park include:

  • Cottages: 26 rentals available
  • Houses: 18 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in McKinley Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 50 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in McKinley Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.